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Shopping Local & Handmade for Baby (+ Win Tickets to WeeStock in #YEG – Ends 10/31)

October 9, 2013 – 9:00 am | 12 Comments
WeeStock 2013 Indie & Boutique Baby Show

Ever since I had Little C almost 5 years ago, I caught the Handmade Baby Stuff Bug. There is something beautiful and special about making things with love for your littles. Handmade baby products are …

A “Busy Bag” Swap Party (with tons of great links to toddler busy bag ideas!)

March 4, 2013 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Colour Matching Felt Board - Toddler Busy Bag Swap Party - The DIY Mommy

Last Friday, I packed up my kidlets and headed off to our local McDonald’s to meet up with a group of moms & toddlers for a Toddler “Busy Bag” Swap party! The party was the …

Sew A Simple Change Mat Cover

February 25, 2013 – 8:00 am |
Sew a Simple Change Mat Cover by The DIY Mommy

Sometimes I like to spend a lot of time on DIY projects, and sometimes I just want to make them as simple as possible and get them done.
This easy minky change mat cover was one …

Crochet an Organic Cotton Granny Square Baby Blanket – Part 2: Joining the Squares & Finishing

January 9, 2013 – 8:00 am | 8 Comments
Crochet an Organic Cotton Granny Square Baby Blanket by The DIY Mommy

After crocheting what seems like a bazillion little granny squares, this is the fun part – putting them all together and finishing off the blanket!
(If you missed part one of this tutorial on how to …

Crochet an Organic Cotton Granny Square Baby Blanket – Part 1: The Squares

January 7, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Crochet an Organic Cotton Granny Square Baby Blanket by The DIY Mommy

 
I fell in love with vintage-looking granny square blankets last spring when I saw them all over Pinterest. I especially liked the ones with vibrantly coloured squares surrounded by white or cream stitches. So pretty!
I …

I Will Choose Joy: My 2013 New Year Resolutions (and a free printable)

December 31, 2012 – 8:00 am |
I will choose JOY - Free Printable by The DIY Mommy

How was your Holiday week? Did you stuff your face with too many cookies like I did? Did you get to spend it with people you love?
Tomorrow is the first day of 2013. Not only …

9 Favourite Tutorials of 2012 from The DIY Mommy

December 28, 2012 – 8:00 am | One Comment
9 Favourite Tutorials of 2012 from The DIY Mommy. Boutique blanket, baby necktie, I am Loved The Help Onesie, Infinity Scarf, Soother Clips, Glider Recover, Upcycled Baby Headband, DIY Photo backdrop and Princess Dress.

This year was awesome. It was the year that I settled into being a mommy of two, the year that I turned 30 and finally began to be confident in who I was as a …

Sew an Easy Beginner’s Baby Quilt

December 5, 2012 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
Sew an Easy Beginner's Baby Quilt by The DIY Mommy

Quilts are so beautiful. I’ve always admired people that can make gorgeous quilts with intricate piecing and meticulous machine-work.
For my handmade Christmas this year, I decided to make a quilt for my one year old …

Make DIY Christmas Photo Backdrops with Twinkle Lights

November 20, 2012 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
Make a DIY Christmas Photo Backdrop with Twinkle Lights by The DIY Mommy

My sweet baby girl turns a year old today (a YEAR!) and we took some Christmas-themed birthday pictures this past week to celebrate.
(I can’t believe my darling is already a year old. I also can’t …

A Handmade Christmas: DIY Baby Gifts

November 5, 2012 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
A Handmade Christmas: 9 Favourite Christmas Gifts for Baby by The DIY Mommy

Christmas is in 7 weeks; can you believe it? It’s week one of our “A Handmade Christmas” commitment, and I’ve put together some fun and simple ideas for DIY baby Christmas presents. All of these …